PREREQUISITES AND PLACEMENT IN THE CURRICULUM: Students must have successfully completed the Internal Medicine Core Clerkship.

PURPOSE: Review in four weeks main disorders using cases to discuss.

•  Understand basic concepts of Anemia, Leukopenia, Red Cell production, and Thrombocytopenia;
•  Differential diagnosis of thrombotic and main bleeding conditions;
•  Main points of hematological malignanancies.

INSTRUCTIONAL FEATURES: The student will participate in all activities of the section. The student will be assigned three to four inpatients per week and ten to twelve outpatients. They will participate in the bone marrow and peripheral blood smear conference and daily teaching rounds.
SUGGESTED TEXT: William’s Hematology and other key articles.

ASSESSMENT: Completion of a multiple-choice final examination is required of each student.


Program Number: ELEC 616
Location: AIMMC
Program Director: J. Chediak, M.D., Evelyn Sanchez (coordinator),
Telephone: 773-868-0380
Duration: 4 Weeks
Night Call: No
Weekends: Saturday A.M.

Students Accepted: Min. 1 Max. 2
Housestaff Used as Faculty: No
Lectures/Conferences/Faculty Contact: Yes
Laboratory/Independent Study: Some
Outpatient: Yes
Inpatient: Yes
Total Hours /Week: 40-48

Immunization & Compliance forms can be found here.


Note: Clinical electives at Advocate hospitals (ACMC, AIMMC, ALGH) are only available to students from LCME and AOA accredited institutions.